We are just a few steps away from having a complete driver grid for 2010. Jose Maria Lopez was confirmed yesterday as a driver for USF1. But while most driver announcements are fairly low key affairs, that is not the case with Lopez. He was announced last night in Argentina with the country’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in attendance. This was at the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires. As can be seen by the state involvement in the announcement, there is major Argentinian money behind his placement at USF1,…Read More
Tag: Peter Windsor
F1 – USF1 Car Installation Laps in Alabama?
This is definitely a first in the world of F1. USF1 team principle Peter Windsor has revealed that USF1 has been given special dispensation from the FIA to test their car stateside at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama. While no official details about where they will unveil the car have been announced, Peter did give us an early February timeframe for when their car will be hot shoeing it around the moto track. “Because we are a new team and start everything from zero the first time we will run…Read More
F1 – USF1 and the Driver Carousel
The most recent reports out of Corsa in Argentina continue to link Jose Maria Lopez with a race seat at USF1. Lopez has raced in several different formula feeder series since 2001 including Formula Renault Eurocup, Italian Formula Renault, Formula Renault V6 Eurocup, Formula 3000 and GP2. But his last formula race experience was in 2005 and 2006 in GP2 where he finished 9th and 10th in the points respectively. Since then he has raced in ALMS GT2, Argentina’s touring car championship TC2000 (where he won the driver’s title in…Read More